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List of Figures Preface Acknowledgments Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Catching the Blues Spirit Chapter Three: Musing African Memory Chapter Four: Three Women Chapter Five: Sound Motion and Spirit Chapter Six: Summary and Conclusion Appendix One: Discography Appendix Two: Life Profile Matrix Appendix Three: Life Profile Matrix: Analytical Categories Quantified per Singer Appendix Four: Life Profile Matrix: Analytical Categories Thematically Qualified Appendix Five: Life Profile/Song Matrices Appendix Six: Discography of Selected Song Performances on CD Appendix Seven: Selected Songs/Prevalent Themes Matrices Appendix Eight: Explanation of Nzuri Model Contexts Appendix Nine: Application of Nzuri to Selected Song Performances Permissions Notes Bibliography Glossary Suggested Readings Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
Blues (Music) -- History and criticism.
Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Simone, Nina, 1933-2003 -- Criticism and interpretation.